September 3rd, 2013

Mirror Man Dan Evans Charged

Former Mirror and News of the World hack Dan Evans has been charged with two counts of conspiracy to hack phones, perverting the course of justice and conspiracy to commit misconduct in public office. Evans worked at the paper’s Sunday operation under Tina Weaver before moving to the Screws in 2005. He has been awaiting a decision for two years…

UPDATE: Crucially, the the hacking charges relate to Evans’ time at the Mirror, not the News of the World.


33 Comments

  1. 1
    V1le disgusting toxic Labour trashed my Country says:

    Everyone knew they were all at it.

    • 4
      Anonymous says:

      Even the police! So why go after the chancer? Why not the source?

      • 13
        dai penniless says:

        yes – re hillsborough – if the newspapers’ excuse (McKenzie?) was that they were fed tosh by the police then presumably there was a pay-off

        now – have all these pay-offs been reported by both payer and payee to the inland revenue? – they must be taxable income

    • 10
      dai soliciting says:

      worth every minute of the wait?

    • 29
      PC Dixon says:

      Come on they were all at it – Lawyers, large companies, newspapers, all of them apparently, and many more.

      Isn’t Leaveson a Lawyer so he must have many colleagues at it? Oh and all that lot on the enquiry earning millions from the poor bloody public, how many of them been involved. Don’t forget the Police taking kickbacks for providing the information as well.

      Can we trust any of them?

      Plus a pile of corrupt politicians.

  2. 2
    Fabians are EVIL says:

    The bastard sounds like a bit of a socialist to me – guilty!

  3. 3
  4. 5
    Dan Evans, another of Mudoch's codpieces says:

    But you know Guido

    It was standard operating procedure at the Screws

    EVERYONE knew, including you

    Of course Murdoch Sr and Junior, the hands on managers, never knew after all those years, despite haviong encouraged all our aggressive and illegal journalism

    And perverting the course of justice

    We have a Uman Right to cover up don’t we?

    Well what about Rebekah and Charlie and co?

    It’s all that of “the culture of crime” and I am in good company

  5. 6
    Just curious says:

    Is this the said Tina Weaver?

    http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/supergrass-takes-hacking-scandal-into-new-territory-8533960.html

    She looks like a nice piece of crumpet

  6. 7
    Tony Parsehole says:

    I am innocent

    I am too stupid to do anything like this

    That is why I have been hired to fill another gap in the rapidly depleting ranks of the Murdoch Mob

  7. 8
    Irritable Sod says:

    Is this the first of many?

    Two years of waiting…

  8. 9
    BBC news says:

    We shall not be going on abot this night and day as we were when it was the opposition, right now we are more intrested in trying to get the war with Syria back on the cards.

  9. 11
    Rupert MLurdoch, Capo of the neo cons says:

    My reputation (or what is left of it) will get destroyed when all this comes to Court

    But we still have time for another illegal neo con war to distract attention

    We do neo con wars so well

    And dont’ forget, Wendi and I hate the Enlgish and the Muslims

    • 16
      Gone down on a ginger minger says:

      Wendi’s very partial to a certain Englishman hanging out of the back of her – ain’t that right Tone?

      Get in there my son.

  10. 12
    Nonny Mouse says:

    I trust that Tom Watson will be calling for the closure of The Mirror now? Oh, no, wait, of course he won’t….

  11. 15
    Gangster Murdoch says:

    All these people are innocent

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-17014930

    We are above the Law (or we buy it)

    Thank you for your support

  12. 17
    Boyle on Cameron says:

  13. 19
    Ed P says:

    Of course Piers Moron knew nuffin about it!

  14. 20
    Gangster Mandelson says:

    I see so many pf my old f riends being arrested and charged

    Since I manipulated or thretaned half of them this makes me sad

    But I love everything that sticks

    Just look at my career and contacts

    Now I am now in Moscow (so the House of Lords people cant ask their usual cheeky questions)

    Please contact me, of you have any complaints at

    http://www.global-counsel.co.uk/about-us

    Moscow Office

    BTW Moscow is the shit capital of the world; of course,

  15. 21
    Tom Watson says:

    The Daily Mirror should be closed down immediately.

  16. 23
    Anonymous says:

    Ah yes, it’s there on the BBC webshite. “”Former News of the World journalist…”.
    Nothing about the Mirror years. Funny that.

  17. 24

    Another hackaholic has his collar felt!

  18. 25
    Displaced Brummie says:

    Boot on other foot now, eh? I did warn the hacks on Mirror, etc., not to be too triumphalist about News of the World and Sun journalists being knocked up in the night (to coin a phrase) and now their chickens are coming home to roost.

    Well, cluck, f***ing, cluck.

  19. 26
    Hacked Off / Labour / BBC / Guadian Joint Activist Campaign says:

    STOP:

    Was this in relation to his activities at the Mirror… or after he moved to the Screws?

    We instructed the police and the CPS that only News International journalists were to be prosecuted.

  20. 27
    Glenn Greenwald's Husband says:

    Oh no, this is terrible – this is further proof of an evil government regime that is persecuting journalists who have done nothing wrong (apart from breaking a few laws, but it was all in the public interest!)

  21. 31
    Jimmy says:

    Really? Charge 2 relates to 2004-2010?

    Then there’s perverting he course of justice. Does Rupert really want you drawing attention to this?

  22. 32
    Not a lawyer but... says:

    Does the two year wait not constitute an,’abuse of evidence’?


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“There is more sexism in Britain than in any other country in the world, according to a mad woman who has been sent here by the United Nations.

Rashida Manjoo is a part-time professor of law at Cape Town University in the totally non-sexist country of South Africa (otherwise known as Rape Capital Of The World).

Mrs Magoo has been wandering around with her notebook and is appalled by the sexist “boys’ club” culture here, apparently.

I don’t doubt we still have sexism in the UK. But is it worse than in, say, Saudi Arabia, d’you think, honey-lamb? Or about 175 other countries? Get a grip, you doolally old bat.”



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